Bloody Mircro SD

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Jun 22, 2007

Bloody Mircro SD by Jaxtaylor at 12:18 AM (1,919 Views / 0 Likes) 22 replies

  1. Jaxtaylor
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    Hey all, anyone heard of this before? I went to put a new *ahem* homebrew rom on my card (2gig), and when I put it back in the DS, it had corrupted, when I looked at the card in Explorer, a few folders were just full of garbage. I Reformated the card, but seem to have lost a whole gig! Any idea how I can get this back, and / or, the most appropriate way to make someone suffer for wasting my only day off in 2 months.

    thank you!
     


  2. bobrules

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    that means 1g of your card is corrupted (just guessing). What card reader do you use?
     
  3. Jaxtaylor
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    ooo, I don't know - just the one that came with the card, has no name on it. ta for the quick reply btw.
     
  4. rsx19

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    heh the card readers are known for corrupting and ruining many cards
     
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    ruining as in completely f*cking? no chance of recovering?
     
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    Im pretty sure u can recover, look for sd format software that are floating around...try the gbatemp download section
     
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    ah f*ck it! I can't find anything! I'm just gonna throw it and get another, all the format software seems to crash when it looks at it. God sometimes I hate technology.
     
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    Maybe right-click on your "My Comp" desktop icon > select manage > disk management > right click on the drive letter > change drive letter & then format. I recovered a jacked-up usb device this way.
     
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    Sounds like you were using the reader that came with the R4. I think that killed my 1gb kingston taiwan. I just claimed on the guarantee and got a new one.
     
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    This is why I make a new backup with every new firmware release.
     
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    just for curiosity reasons, did you use the micro to sd adapter or the micro to usb adapter?
     
  14. haruk

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    Same thing just happened to me, there were a bunch of random files and I couldn't change anything with the card, I reformatted it and it worked fine, though
     
  15. Jaxtaylor
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    Well, that was strange - I plugged the reader into another USB port, and it worked fine - WTF?!
     
  16. Maikel Steneker

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    I think you should use a partition manager. Just delete the whole partition. You can make an entirely new one and format it correctly.

    They come with, for example, Linux distros.
     
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    I would stay well away from that reader from now on. Buy another better one.
     
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    Where did you buy the MicroSD from? Some fake ones behave like this...

    - Sam

    Edit: Silly grammar
     
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    Is it just me or is the usb adapter getting very hot? I normally plan what I want and paste is as fast as pissible and unplug it.
     
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    No USB adapter should get hot. It is definatly busted if that happens.
    A little warmth is normal, but not much more above when it is not in use.

    Anyway, I suggest you get a new reader. Or, try buying your card from trusted sources, such as Newegg or Tiger Direct.
     

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